FAQ Highlight — What about couple counseling?
Resolving the kind of conflicts between people for which couples counseling is intended will not stop one person from abusing the other. Conflict is a pretext for abuse, not a cause of it. [Terry Moore, a licensed clinical addiction counselor]
Many of our readers can attest to the fact that couple counseling was a big mistake and only gave the abuser more opportunities to abuse. Many pastors, church leaders, counselors, and “well-meaning” friends of victims need to learn this truth: Couple counseling is NOT meant for abusive relationships.